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Stories from Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Tea: the new cuppa? (01/23/07)
Is your new year's resolution to break that java addiction? Need something to thaw you out after six inches of snow? Locals are suggesting a different drink to warm you up and boost your body: a cup of tea. And since January is National Tea Month, when would be a better time than now?...
Chili feed, dodgeball tourney kick off 2007 Relay for Life (01/23/07)
Relay for Life of Plymouth County will hosted a chili feed and dodgeball tournament this Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Le Mars Community High School Carey Gymnasium. The event, open to the public, is a team kick-off event for the 2007 Relay for Life of Plymouth County which will be held June 1 and 2 in Le Mars...
KID's play: Iowa-born comic Toby KID performing at Mr. P's (01/23/07)
Keep it funny, keep it clean, and they'll keep on coming back for more. These are the comedic commandments of comic Toby KID, who's been clowning around on at least two continents for the past quarter of a century. Not too shabby for KID, the youngest of nine children growing up in the Iowa farm community of Baxter...
Boat Farm offered snowmobile safety course for teens (01/23/07)
Ready to hit the powder-y white stuff with the engines of your snowmobile all revved up and ready to go? Well, hold your horses, "Ski-Dood!" According to Bill Klohs, "it is required by law, that anyone between the ages of 12 and 17 must possess a state snowmobile safety certificate before operating a snowmobile on public lands or on lands purchased with registration funds."...
Search for city event coordinator narrows (01/23/07)
Le Mars is just a few steps away from filling the city event coordinator position, which includes the booking and management of the Le Mars Convention Center, the golf course banquet hall, and three other locations. A group of city staff members finished interviews this week and will likely make their recommendation to the city council for their Feb. 6 meeting...
Le Mars Insurance Company promotes employees (01/23/07)
The Le Mars Insurance Company recently announced the following promotions: Renae D. Strand was promoted to the position of assistant vice president, personal lines underwriting. Strand brings over 30 years of insurance experience. Joining the company in 1972, she has played a key role in helping the Le Mars personal lines book of business grow and develop over the years...
New energy-efficiency offerings for MidAmerican Energy customers (01/23/07)
A brand new program and enhanced incentives have been added to MidAmerican Energy's "Save Some Green" EnergyAdvantage program offerings in 2007. Eligibility for one of the company's most popular energy-efficiency program, the free HomeCheck energy audit, now includes MidAmerican Energy customers' homes that were built before Dec. 31, 1996. The previous cut-off date was Dec. 31, 1994...
What's your favorite Super Bowl recipe? (01/23/07)
Is there anything more American than watching the Super Bowl while ingesting so much food your organs begin to shift? Obviously, your pigskin-diggin' pals here at the Daily Sentinel don't think so. That's why we're having our second annual Sentinel Super Bowl Snack-a-Thon right in time for Feb. 4's Super Bowl XLI...
Westerners win BCIG tourney crown (01/23/07)
It was that rarest of sports moments. Akron-Westfield needed wins in three head-to-head match-ups with points leader Aurelia/Galva-Holstein in the final round of the Battle Creek-Ida Grove wrestling tournament Saturday to leapfrog into first place and capture the team title. And the Westerners got all three...
Blackhawks hold Spartans to 15 points in WEC win (01/23/07)
Hinton featured four scorers in double figures in a 71-15 girls basketball rout over WEC rival Spalding Catholic Friday in Granville. Britni Freed once again led the Blackhawks in scoring with 15. Melissa Turman added 13 while Jana Sitzmann added 12 and Tami Baldwin 11...
Hinton boys run record to 11-2 with wins over Spalding, Elk Point-Jefferson (01/23/07)
Hinton improved its boys basketball record to 11-2 with two impressive wins on consecutive nights this weekend. Friday the Panthers got a 24-point performance from Adam Freed to defeat War Eagle Conference rival Spalding Catholic 69-33 in Granville. Cory Westphal added 13 and Josh Vander Plaats 11 for the Panthers, who had eight players in the score book. Ethan Shuber led Spalding with nine...
MVAO snaps Kingsley-Pierson's four-game win streak (01/23/07)
Hinton's Lady Panthers featured four scorers in double figures in a 71-15 rout over WEC rival Spalding Catholic Friday in Granville. Britni Freed once again led the Blackhawks in scoring with 15. Melissa Turman added 13 while Jana Sitzmann added 12 and Tami Baldwin 11...
Martinson drops 21 on RSM in 87-42 SBL rout (01/23/07)
Sergeant Bluff-Luton jumped out to an early lead and kept pouring it on in an 87-42 whipping of Remsen St. Mary's in War Eagle Conference girls basketball action Friday in Sgt. Bluff. "We missed some key baskets early," said St. Mary's Coach Mike Green, "and they jumped to a lead and kept pressing. ...
RSM boys clipped by Warriors (01/23/07)
Micah Stulich was 6 of 6 from the free-throw line over the final 90 seconds Friday in helping the Sergeant Bluff-Luton boys basketball team to a 61-58 win over Remsen St. Mary's in War Eagle Conference play at Sergeant Bluff. Hawks' coach Jim Klein came into the season with hopes of finishing near the top of the WEC - even hinting at aspirations of a league title - but the loss to the Warriors left RSM at 2-3 in conference play...
Edward F. Steeg (01/23/07)
Edward Floyd Steeg, 87, of North Sioux City, S.D., died Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at his home in North Sioux City. Edward was born Oct. 27, 1919, in Sioux City, the son of Wes and Margaret (Petersen) Steeg. He had lived all of his life in Sioux City and North Sioux City...
Martha A. Pageler (01/23/07)
Martha A. Pageler, 84, of rural Merrill, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. ...
Phil Dowling (01/23/07)
Phil Dowling, 45, of Akron, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron, with the Rev. Jean Morse officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery at Akron...
Karen and Jon Behrens (01/23/07)
Karen Loutsch and Jon Behrens of Ankeny were united in marriage on Aug. 12, 2006, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. The Rev. Bill McCarthy officiating the 2 p.m. celebration. Parents of the couple are Steve and Rosie Loutsch of Remsen and Ken and Vickie Behrens of Templeton...